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Thomas Jefferson School of Law Director of Clinical Externship & Pro Bono Programs Judybeth Tropp quoted in Voice of San Diego

August 5, 2016

Before a law student can become a lawyer in California, he or she must make it through the toughest bar exam in the nation.A new bill written by Sen. Marty Block would require would-be lawyers to...

Candace Moon '07 "The Craft Beer Attorney" featured in Voice of San Diego

August 2, 2016

When Candace Moon decided to start her own law practice, she knew exactly what type of clients she wanted to attract. She was a law school grad who’d quickly become disillusioned by the field. So...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Professor Emerita Marjorie Cohn's latest commentary featured in The Hill

July 25, 2016

As in many cities around the country, Black Lives Matter held a demonstration in Dallas to protest the police shootings of two more black men, Alton Sterling of Louisiana and Philando Castile of...

Erin Laney

Erin Laney '08 promoted to VP of Business Development for the Economic Development Corporation of Utah

July 18, 2016

We are pleased to announce the promotion of Erin Laney to vice president of business development, effective July 1. Erin joined the EDCUtah team in 2013 as a business development manager. She was...

Fred Claire

Former LA Dodgers GM and Executive VP Fred Claire Speaks at Thomas Jefferson School of Law

July 13, 2016

Former LA Dodgers GM and Executive VP Fred Claire spoke at Thomas Jefferson School of Law on Monday, July 11, 2016, for a program entitled "All-Star Discussion: A Look at the Past and Future of...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Professor Emerita Marjorie Cohn: Bahamas has issued travel advice specifically for black men visiting US

July 11, 2016

The Bahamas has officially warned young black men to “exercise extreme caution” when visiting the US after a week in which two black men have been killed by police in questionable circumstances. ...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Appoints Two New Associate Deans

July 8, 2016

Thomas Jefferson School of Law today announced the appointment of two new associate deans. Professor Susan Bisom-Rapp will become the Associate Dean for Faculty Research and Scholarship and...

San Diego law firm showcases current Thomas Jefferson School of Law student and intern Armando Diaz-Lombardo

July 7, 2016

I was born in Mexico City where I lived for 10 years before my family moved to San Diego in 1999. I went to high school at the Bishop’s School in La Jolla. After graduating in 2008, I moved back...

Thomas Jefferson School of Law Professor Emerita Marjorie Cohn: How Justice Scalia's Absence Has Affected the Supreme Court

July 5, 2016

If Justice Antonin Scalia had survived to participate in the remainder of the 2015-2016 Supreme Court term, his vote would have made a significant difference in the resolution of several cases....

Professor Alex Kreit interviewed by Cleveland's Sun News on Ohio Medical Marijuana law

June 30, 2016

When Ohio's medical marijuana law takes effect Sept. 8, people can possess and use the drug without going to jail. But the new law doesn't specify where people can get marijuana. Lawmakers have...